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Category: Original Music

Animation (completed)- Fracas at the Space Cafe

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The Christmas holidays of 2014 approached and a measure of concern was working its way into my worry box.

“I don’t have nearly enough jobs involving pictures

of planets, swathes of stars or classic cars,”

I said. “Nor do I have provincial policemen with pistols, winsome waitresses on jet skates or Elvises juggling……


Fracas at the Space Cafe – Animated Music Video

This is a total “strut yer stuff” trip with no budget but also no holds barred. Under the guise of the “Ancient Troubadour” we completed the tune “Fracas at the space Cafe” in time for Christmas,  this is the HD vid which will help market the tune to the hip young things who go in……


Animation: Cloudcharger- Satirical Interlude

Adobe got tired of their clients not buying the new version of their “Creative Suite” every year, so they recently instituted a monthly rental to keep the money rolling in. Their idea that the customer exists for the business rather than the business for the customer left me feeling like spooks wuz in th’ house…….


Animation: Feels Like Time – Breezy Thought Provoker

This was the second excursion into animation and a return to recording.
It became a favourite of many and addressed nigh all of the  existential issues facing a modern personage. This tune featured some real vintage fender rhodes and as a result sounds like a cross between the them from Taxi and some sort of……


Animation: Spinach Can, Spinach can. This is where it all began!

This isn’t the raciest of animations, but it was B&N’s first. Entirely experimental, funny as custard, atmospherically enhanced.

AND the music composed for the exercise is AN ABSOLUTE BLAST! Dig, and I mean DIG into the frenetic Hammond solo near the end.

While the piano was a virtual instrument activated by midi, everything else was analogue. All……